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Biedermeier

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Biedermeier period refers to an era in Central European history, primarily in the countries of the German confederation, between 1815, the year of the Congress of Vienna, and 1848, the year of political upheavals. While in political...

German Design

Jeremy Aynsley

Jeremy Aynsley is Professor of History of Design at the Royal College of Art, London and author of Graphic Design in Germany 1890-1945 and Designing Modern Germany. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Among the countries of Europe, Germany is a nation associated with a distinctive design tradition, which particularly grew in strength from the turn of the twentieth century. During the period 1800–2010, the country was also a site...

Loos, Adolf (1870–1933)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Adolf Loos was an Austrian architect born in Brünn, Moravia, now the Czech Republic, who may be viewed as Viennese modernism’s great lone warrior. As an influential modern architect, he authored culturally critical articles in which he...

Adolf Loos

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...Adolf Loos was an Austrian architect born in Brünn, Moravia, now the Czech Republic, who may be viewed as Viennese modernism’s great lone warrior. As an influential modern architect, he authored culturally critical articles in which he...

Neoclassicism

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The desire to recall and recreate the beauty of the Classical world was first fully developed during the Renaissance, but the term Neoclassicism is used to describe the same impulse that began later, in the eighteenth and early nineteenth...

Austrian Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Austrian design of the past two centuries has been shaped substantially by the country’s complex history, first as a powerful empire in continental Europe, and later as a considerably smaller and more conservative “Alpine” republic...

Continuities and Discontinuities: The House and Garden as Rational and Psychical Space in Vienna’s Early Modernism

Flow : Interior, landscape and architecture in the era of liquid modernity

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book Chapter

...“Natural beauty,” Theodor Adorno states in Aesthetic Theory, is “suspended history, a moment of becoming at a stand-still. Artworks that resonate with this moment of suspension are those that are justly said to have a feeling for nature...

Paris Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes (1925)

Clive Edwards

Clive Edwards is Professor in Design History at Loughborough University, UK. His authored works include: Interior Design: A Critical Introduction (Bloomsbury 2010), Encyclopedia of Furnishing Textiles, Floorcoverings and Home Furnishing Practices 1200-1950 (2007); Turning Houses into Homes (2005), Encyclopaedia of Furniture Materials Trades and Techniques (2000), Twentieth Century Furniture, its materials, manufacture and markets (1994), and Victorian Furniture, Technology and Design (1993). He has also contributed a number of articles to the Encyclopedia of Interior Design (1997), and has published a number of scholarly articles and essays in edited works. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...One of France’s objectives in the early twentieth century was to reassert the predominance of the French luxury goods trades and the country’s leadership in design, fashion, and the decorative arts. The 1925 Exposition, and indeed the city...